Siem Reap Temples A Guide to Visiting the Temples of Angkor by JetSettingFools.com

Siem Reap Temples: A Guide to Visiting the Temples of Angkor

Visiting Angkor Wat was the main reason for our first trip to Cambodia, although the stop wasn’t originally on our Southeast Asia itinerary. We made a last-minute decision to visit the famous Siem Reap temples when traveling from Vietnam to Thailand.… Read the rest


Things To Do in Siem Reap Besides Temples by JetSettingFools.com

6 Things To Do in Siem Reap besides Temples

Siem Reap is the obvious choice to make as a home base for touring the world-famous, UNESCO-listed Temples of Angkor. While Angkor Wat and a multitude of other ancient places of worship will always take first place, Siem Reap is a welcoming city that can stand on its own as a destination.… Read the rest


Angkor Wat sunrise Top Tips for Visiting Angkow Wat at Dawn by JetSettingFools.com

Angkor Wat Sunrise: Top Tips for visiting Angkor Wat at Dawn

Beep. Beep. Beep. My eyes snapped open at the sound of my alarm and in the complete darkness I groped the bedside table  in search of my phone. The bright screen showed 4:00am – a ridiculous hour for an alarm to be beeping – and under normal circumstances I would be irked, but I was already alert and awake.… Read the rest


Southeast Asia Travel Budget and 6 Month Budget Review JetSetting Fools

Southeast Asia travel budget (and six month budget review)

Sticking to our budget is key for traveling long term, so we’ve limited ourselves to an average of $100 per day for accommodation, food, drinks, public transportation and any miscellaneous costs that pop up (and they always do). The only thing that takes precedence over the budget is whether or not we’re enjoying the journey.… Read the rest


Arrival to Cambodia Our First Hour in the Country

Arrival to Cambodia: Our first hour in the country

On our arrival to Cambodia, we disembarked the plane onto the tarmac ­­and immediately took note of the sky. To the left, dark, menacing clouds circled and swirled. To the right, puffy, white clouds bounced happily in a blue sky. It should have been a sure sign of the clashing vibes we were about to experience as we entered into the 10th country on our journey.Read the rest